Volunteers are changing lives and transforming our community. The Volunteer Center at United Way provides a myriad of opportunities to enrich the future of those in need through volunteer service.
Together, Our Impact is Strongest
Uniting the community to identify and solve our most critical issues depends on your generous support.
Where Action Meets Compassion
Building a strong community takes each one of us. Whether you're interested in mentoring a young person, preparing food bags for clients in a food pantry, or spending an afternoon with a senior, you can join us in making a difference. Our impact is made possible by our volunteers working hard behind-the-scenes. Volunteering is a work of heart!
Read to Succeed
Ongoing through May 2022 • We are working to provide individualized learning, engaging topics and continuous monitoring to guide these young students to reading success. Volunteers will have the opportunity to read to first – third grade students. *Bilingual readers are needed.
April 5 - June 2 • The Shoebox Project provides basic need items to our most vulnerable. Donate a shoebox filled with the requested personal care and basic need items, sign up for a volunteer build day, or purchase a shoebox.
Write Start Project
June 21 - August 7 • The Write Start Project is a back-to-school initiative targeting those who make a difference in the lives of our children, the individuals who spend their days ensuring that our students succeed in school: teachers.
Born Learning Trails
A Born Learning Trail provides young children with an opportunity to get active, have fun and boost language and literacy skills. More info coming soon!
Literacy Kits are designed to provide resources for young children and families to enhance literacy and school readiness. More info coming soon!
As a Stewardship Review volunteer, you will evaluate assigned agencies and help ensure donor dollars are invested in programs that are making a real difference in people’s lives.
San Antonio Volunteer Administrators
San Antonio Volunteer Administrators (SAVA) is a professional organization for volunteer administrators.
Group and Corporate Volunteering
There’s no volunteer opportunity that’s too big or small. We can accommodate groups of any size for customized, full-day service opportunities throughout the year.Get Started
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Brandyn manages all aspects of United Way’s volunteer activities, including creating opportunities, securing funding and providing meaningful experiences for volunteers. A native San Antonian, she is a Big Sister in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program, a Meals on Wheels volunteer, member of the Downtown Rotary Club of San Antonio and was a member of Leadership San Antonio Class 36.
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